Prominent British Longs Of Today (1929)
The following data is extracted from Long Family Records.
WALTER FRANCIS DAVID LONG: 2nd Viscount (created 1921) of Wraxall; b. 1911; s. of late Brig.-Gen. Walter LONG; Heir: u. Hon. Richard Eric Onslow Long, b. 1892. Add.: Rood Ashton, Trowbridge, Wilts.
LT.-COL. ALBERT DE LANDS LONG: D. S. O. 1918; late Gordon Highlanders; b. 1880; educ. New College, Oxford; served European War (D.S.O., Bt. Maj., dispatches thrice); Clubs: Naval and Military, Bath; Royal and Ancient Golf, St. Andrews. Add.: 29 Buckingham Terrace, Edinburgh.
BRIG.-GEN. SIR ARTHUR LONG: K.B.E., created 1919; C. B. 1917; C.M.G. 1916; D.S.O. 1900; b. 1866; s. of James LONG; Army Service Corps since 1890; commd. A.S.C., Egypt; Assist. Director, Transport, S. Africa, 1903-04; European War; dir. of Supplies and Transport, British Army, in Macedonia and Black Sea, Jan. 1916.
ARTHUR TILNEY LONG, C.B.E. 1919; Agent of the Union of S. Africa; British Consul; b. 1871; served S. African War (medal four clasps). Add: Agency of the Union of S. Africa, Lourenco Marques, Portuguese East Africa.
BASIL KELLETT LONG; Editor The Cape Times since 1921; s. of Rev. E. H. K. Long; b. 1878; educ., Brasenose, Oxford; elected as one of Representatives of Woodstock in Cape Parliament, 1908; a Law Adviser to S. African National Convention, 1909; elected as Mem. of House of Assembly for Liesbeek in 1st Parliament of Union of S. Africa, 1910; Dominions and Foreign Editor, 1920. Add: The Cape Times, Cape Town, S. Africa.
REV. CHARLES NEWELL LONG; Hon. Canon of Birmingham; Warden of Diocesan House, Birmingham; Proctor in Convocation since 1917; b. 1868; educ., Oxford Univ., M. A. Add: Diocesan Office, Oueen's Coll., Birmingham.
EDWARD CHARLES LONG; C. M. G. 1921; b. Kingston, Hants, 1860; s. of late George LONG; educ., Portsmouth; Middlesex Hospital; came to S. Africa at age of 21; joined Basutoland Medical Service, 1890; served with French Red Cross in France, 1916. Add: Maseru, Basutoland.
EDWARD ERNEST LONG; C.B.E. 1921; O.B.E. 1919; journalist and author; b. Sutton Valence, Kent; s. of Edward LONG; educ. abroad; traveled in U. S. A., and Canada, contributed articles London papers; joined staff of the Echo, London; Correspondent of the London Standard; Editor Indian Daily Telegraph; in charge of Propaganda work for Govt. of India until Dec. 1923; special correspondent, touring British Malaya, Siam, Java, Celebes and Dutch New Guinea, 1924-25. Add: Medina House, Medina Terrace, Hove.
GABRIELLE MARGARET LONG; F.R.S.L.: F.R. Hist. Soc.; Dip. and Hon. Fellow Society of Arts and Learning, Utrecht; writer of Historical and modern works, novels, stories, plays, poems, etc.; Lecturer in England and Holland on History and Art; dau. of Vere Douglas Campbell; author of many books, among them being, "The Viper of Milan," "The Sword Decides," "The Leopard and the Lily," "A Knight of Spain," etc. Add: 37a Craven Terrace, W. 2. London.
RT. REV. GEORGE MERRICK LONG (Bishop of Bathurst); C.B.E. 1919; D.D. (Lambeth), 1912; LL.D. (Cambridge), 1918; b. 1874; Trinity Coll., Melbourne (M.A.); ordained 1899; Curate of Holy Trinity, Kew, Victoria, 1902-04; Chaplain to A.I.F., France, 1918; Brig.-Gen., Director of Education, Australian Imperial Force, 1918-19. Add: Bishop's Court, Bathurst, N.S.W.
SIR JAMES LONG: Kt., created 1910; late Chairman of Cork Harbour Commission; Mem. of Governing Body, Univ. Coll., Cork; b. 1862; Add: Spy Hill Villa, Oueenstown, Co. Cork.
JOHN LUTHER LONG: b. 1861; Plays and publications: "The Darling of the Gods," "Madame Butterfly," "Miss Cherry Blossom of Tokyo," "The Fox Woman," etc. Add: 250 Ashbourne Road, Elkins Park Branch, Philadelphia, Pa.
ROBERT EDWARD CROZIER LONG; author and special correspondent;
b. Cashel, Co. Tipperary, 1872; s. of late Robert Hare LONG; educ. Dublin; Engaged in journalism as London correspondent for American newspapers, 1894-96; sent to Russia to interview Tolstoy on Peace Conference; with the Turkish Army in Thrace, 1912; traveled in Europe, Northern Asia, and America; special correspondent in Russia, Scandinavia and America. Add 138 Kaiserallee, Berlin.
MAJOR SELDEN HERBERT LONG, D.S.O. 1917; M.C.: s. of Major-General S. S. Long; educ. Imperial Services College; joined Royal Flying Corps, 1914; Lieut. Durham Light Infantry, 1915; Temp. Capt., Royal Flying Corps, 1916; Temp. Major, Royal Air Force, 1918. Add: 27 Bolton Gardens, S. W. 5, London.
MAJ.-GEN. SIDNEY SELDEN LONG; C. B. 1914; b. 1863; s. of late Commissary-General J. Long; joined Durham Light Inf., from Militia, 1884; South African War; Commandant Army Service Corps Training Establishment, Aldershot, 1908-09; Director Supplies and Transport War Office, 1914-16. Add: 27 Bolton Gardens, S. W. 5, London.
SYDNEY HERBERT LONG; M. D. Cantab.; F.Z.S.; Physician to Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, and to Jenny Lind Hospital for Children, Norwich; s. of Fred. Long; educ. London and Paris. Past Pres., now Hon. Sec., of Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society; member of the British Ornithologists' Union. Add: 31 Surrey Street, Norwich.
LT.-COL. WILFRED JAMES LONG; C.M.G. 1916; late K.R.R.C.; b. 1871; s. of late Rear-Admiral S. Long; served Burma, 1891-92; S. African War; European War (dispatches twice, C.M.G., Bt. Lt.-Col.). Club: Naval and Military.
REV. WILLIAM JOSEPH LONG: Ph.D. (Heidelberg); b. North Attleboro, Mass., 1867; Irish parentage-on mother's side from Edmund Burke; educ. Harvard; Andover Theological Seminary. Became prominent as a preacher and liberal theologian, 1898; for many yrs., a well-known naturalist and writer, which work is taken up as a recreation during vacations. Publications: "Ways of Wood Folk," "Fowls of the Air," "A History of English Literature," "Mother Nature, a Study of Animal Life and Death," etc. Add: Stamford, Connecticut.
Source: Long Family Records